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The organization of the contest in Andorra is always excellent, says the winner of the Crystal globe for the Speed Skiing World Cup 2017 competition, Bastien Montes

Bastien Montes (FRA), a thirty one year old athlete and winner of the Crystal globe for the Speed Skiing World Cup 2017 competition told all-andorra.com about his impressions of the contest in Andorra:

“My parents are professional skiers. I started skiing when I was two years old, almost after I started walking. Since I was six …

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From year to year ski mountaineering becomes more popular, thinks the organizer of Andorran SKIMO 6 Gerard Riart

Ski mountaineering SKIMO6 took place in Andorra on 5th March. The organizer of the event Gerard Riart tells all-andorra.com that from year to year this kind of sport becomes more popular in Andorra:

“This year 180 teams participated in the competition (2-3 people in each: men, women and mixed teams), in total 460 people participated. For comparison: last …

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Since the beginning, Andorra SaxFest has been one of the most prestigious music festivals in Europe, said the organizer of the festival, a professional saxophonist Efrem Roca Gayete

The 5th annual international festival “Andorra SaxFest” will be held in Andorra from 14th to 22nd April 2017. The organizer of the festival, a professional saxophonist Efrem Roca Gayete told all-andorra.com about his vision of a musical culture in Andorra:

“I came to Andorra to work as a music teacher and to teach the saxophone. I …

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Tobacco prices in Andorra are set to rise at the end of February – beginning of March by 10%, thinks the chairman of the General Counsel of the mixed SDP parliamentary group, Victor Naudi Zamora

Andorra’s government has approved a proposal to change the law so as to provide for the growth of tax rates on tobacco products, including cigarettes, by 10%. This decision was made a day after the official Andorran delegation’s visit to Brussels to discuss the forthcoming agreement on the association between Andorra and the European Union. …

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We do not have any concrete plans to sell our shares in Grandvalira, but we are ready to analyze potential investors’ proposals, said the Mayor of Encamp, Jordi Torres Arauz

The Mayor of Encamp, Jordi Torres Arauz told all-andorra.com about the priorities for parish development and mentioned possible plans to sell their Grandvalira shares:

“Encamp is located in the center of Andorra and divided into two sectors: Encamp (1250 m above sea level with a population of 9,800 residents) and Pas de la Casa (2000 m …

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Andorra la Vella invites private investors to participate in major projects such as a casino, said the Consul of Andorra La Vella, Conxita Marsol

Consul of Andorra la Vella Conxita Marsol told all-andorra.com what kind of changes will occur within the capital of Andorra in the next few years, which aim to make it more comfortable, interesting and economically attractive both for tourists and for residents:

“The number of Andorra la Vella´s visitors is growing rapidly from year to year. …

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We were able to implement almost everything that was invented using the most advanced technologies, says scriptwriter of Scalada Vision 2016, the former artist of Cirque du Soleil, Mukhtar Omar Sharif Mukhtar

Creative director at “45 Degrees”, which is the exclusive provider of Cirque du Soleil, scriptwriter of Scalada Vision 2016, the former artist of Cirque du Soleil, Mukhtar Omar Sharif Mukhtar shared with all-andorra.com his impressions of the premiere performance:

“Scalada Vision 2016 is the 4th complimentary show in Andorra la Vella. Each time it is an …

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The cost of land in Sant Julia de Loria is about 1000 euros per sq. m, said the mayor of Sant Julia de Loria Josep Miquel Vila Bastida

The mayor of Sant Julia de Loria Josep Miquel Vila Bastida speaks to all-andorra.com about the county’s strategic objectives, investments and development plans for the next 4 years:

“Sant Julia de Loria is the southernmost administrative region of Andorra. Here famous people including politicians, businessmen, musicians and international sportspersons traditionally prefer to buy property. And we …

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Freedom of speech for journalists in Andorra does exist although it is dependent on the political and economic establishments in some ways, thinks Josep Silvestre from Silvestre Advocats

On 3rd May the Andorran Association of Communication Specialists (L’Associacio de professionals de la communicació d’Andorra) held a public debate regarding freedom of speech in the principality. The event coincided with the celebration of World Press Freedom day. Josep Anton Silvestre (the criminal lawyer from Silvestre Advocats) was one of the participants at the event …

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This year is the first one in which we gained a top position in the Total Fight Masters of Freestyle snowboard competitions, said Marc Bajona Carrera, Head of Rider’s Organisation

Marc Bajona Carrera, Head of Rider’s Organisation, tells All Andorra about the results of the Total Fight Masters of freestyle 2016 in Andorra:

“Total Fight Masters of Freestyle began approximately 12 years ago. It is not a FIS competition, so skiers as well as snowboarders can compete. When we began we were one of the first …

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